FY11 Congressional Letter to the President Update Center

A record-breaking 247 Members of Congress – a solid majority of 58 Senators and 189 Representatives – signed bipartisan letters to President Barack Obama expressing their support for a robust FY11 International Affairs Budget. This is an extraordinary statement of support for a smart power foreign policy, the U.S. International Affairs Budget, and – ultimately – development and diplomacy’s importance in building a better, safer world. Similar letters were circulated last year to then President-elect Obama, signed by 217 Members of Congress, including 51 Senators. Read More

The letters are led by Sens. John Kerry (D-MA), Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), and Richard Lugar (R-IN) in the Senate and Representatives Howard Berman (D-CA) and Mark Kirk (R-IL) in the House. Below is the current list of Members of Congress who have signed-on.

*Signatories as of 12/08/09

Senate House of Representatives
Co-Authors Co-Authors
1. Sen. John Kerry (D-MA) 1. Rep. Howard Berman (D-CA) 96. Rep. Mary Jo Kilroy (D-OH)
2. Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) 2. Rep. Mark Kirk (R-IL) 97. Rep. Ron Kind (D-WI)
3. Sen. Richard Lugar (R-IN) 3. Rep. Ike Skelton (D-MO) 98. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick (D-AZ)
4. Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-GA) 4. Rep. Jo Ann Emerson (R-MO) 99. Rep. Ron Klein (D-FL)
5. Sen. Richard Durbin (D-IL) 5. Rep. Allyson Schwartz (D-PA) 100. Rep. James Langevin (D-RI)
6. Sen. Christopher Bond (R-MO) 6. Rep. David Reichert (R-WA) 101. Rep. Richard Larsen (D-WA)
7. Sen. Christopher Dodd (D-CT) 7. Rep. Jim Cooper (D-TN) 102. Rep. John Larson (D-CT)
8. Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) 8. Rep. Aaron Schock (R-IL) 103. Rep. Steven LaTourette (R-OH)
9. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) 9. Rep. Vic Snyder (D-AR) 104. Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA)
10. Sen. George Voinovich (R-OH) 10. Rep. Leonard Lance (R-NJ) 105. Rep. Sander Levin (D-MI)
11. Rep. Gerald Connolly (D-VA) 106. Rep. John Lewis (D-GA)
12. Rep. Jim Gerlach (R-PA) 107. Rep. Daniel Lipinski (D-IL)
Co-Signers Co-Signers 108. Rep. Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ)
11. Sen. Daniel Akaka (D-HI) 13. Rep. Gary Ackerman (D-NY) 109. Rep. Dave Loebsack (D-IA)
12. Sen. Mark Begich (D-AK) 14. Rep. John Adler (D-NJ) 110. Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA)
13. Sen. Michael Bennet (D-CO) 15. Rep. Robert Andrews (D-NJ) 111. Rep. Ben Ray Luján (D-NM)
14. Sen. Jeff Bingaman (D-NM) 16. Rep. Steve Austria (R-OH) 112. Rep. Stephen Lynch (D-MA)
15. Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) 17. Rep. Joe Baca (D-CA) 113. Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY)
16. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) 18. Rep. Brian Baird (D-WA) 114. Rep. Edward Markey (D-MA)
17. Sen. Roland Burris (D-IL) 19. Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) 115. Rep. Doris Matsui (D-CA)
18. Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-WA) 20. Rep. Melissa Bean (D-IL) 116. Rep. Caorlyn McCarthy (D-NY)
19. Sen. Benjamin Cardin (D-MD) 21. Rep. Shelley Berkley (D-NV) 117. Rep. Jim McDermott (D-WA)
20. Sen. Robert Casey (D-PA) 22. Rep. Judy Biggert (R-IL) 118. Rep. James McGovern (D-MA)
21. Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) 23. Rep. Sanford Bishop (D-GA) 119. Rep. Michael McMahon (D-NY)
22. Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) 24. Rep. Tim Bishop (D-NY) 120. Rep. Jerry McNerney (D-CA)
23. Sen. Russ Feingold (D-WI) 25. Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) 121. Rep. Gregory Meeks (D-NY)
24. Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) 26. Rep. Madeleine Bordallo (D-GU) 122. Rep. Michael Michaud (D-ME)
25. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) 27. Rep. Dan Boren (D-OK) 123. Rep. Brad Miller (D-NC)
26. Sen. Tom Harkin (D-IA) 28. Rep. Leonard Boswell (D-IA) 124. Rep. Harry Mitchell (D-AZ)
27. Sen. Daniel Inouye (D-HI) 29. Rep. Robert Brady (D-PA) 125. Rep. Dennis Moore (D-MO)
28. Sen. Mike Johanns (R-NE) 30. Rep. Bruce Braley (D-IA) 126. Rep. Gwen Moore (D-WI)
29. Sen. Tim Johnson (D-SD) 31. Rep. Corrine Brown (D-FL) 127. Rep. James Moran (D-VA)
30. Sen. Ted Kaufman (D-DE) 32. Rep. G.K. Butterfield (D-NC) 128. Rep. Christopher Murphy (D-CT)
31. Sen. Paul Kirk, Jr. (D-MA) 33. Rep. Anh “Joseph” Cao (R-LA) 129. Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY)
32. Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) 34. Rep. Lois Capps (D-CA) 130. Rep. Grace Napolitano (D-CA)
33. Sen. Herb Kohl (D-WI) 35. Rep. Michael Capuano (D-MA) 131. Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC)
34. Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-LA) 36. Rep. Dennis Cardoza (D-CA) 132. Rep. Glenn Nye (D-VA)
35. Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) 37. Rep. Russ Carnahan (D-MO) 133. Rep. James Oberstar (D-MN)
36. Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) 38. Rep. Christopher Carney (D-PA) 134. Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX)
37. Sen. George LeMieux (R-FL) 39. Rep. Andre Carson (D-IN) 135. Rep. John Olver (D-MA)
38. Sen. Carl Levin (D-MI) 40. Rep. Michael Castle (R-DE) 136. Rep. Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ)
39. Sen. Joseph Lieberman (ID-CT) 41. Rep. Kathy Castor (D-FL) 137. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ)
40. Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) 42. Rep. Ben Chandler (D-KY) 138. Rep. Ed Pastor (D-AZ)
41. Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR) 43. Rep. Judy Chu (D-CA) 1349 Rep. Donald Payne (D-NJ)
42. Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) 44. Rep. Yvette Clarke (D-NY) 140. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (D-CO)
43. Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) 45. Rep. Wm. Lacy Clay (D-MO) 141. Rep. Tom Perriello (D-VA)
44. Sen. Mark Pryor (D-AR) 46. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO) 142. Rep. Gary Peters (D-MI)
45. Sen. Jack Reed (D-RI) 47. Rep. Steve Cohen (D-TN) 143. Rep. Chellie Pingree (D-ME)
46. Sen. Jim Risch (R-ID) 48. Rep. John Conyers (D-MI) 144. Rep. Todd Platts (R-PA)
47. Sen. Pat Roberts (R-KS) 49. Rep. Jim Costa (D-CA) 145. Rep. Earl Pomeroy (D-ND)
48. Sen. John Rockefeller (D-WV) 50. Rep. Joe Courtney (D-CT) 146. Rep. David Price (D-NC)
49. Sen. Bernard Sanders (I-VT) 51. Rep. Joseph Crowley (D-NY) 147. Rep. Mike Quigley (D-IL)
50. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) 52. Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) 148. Rep. Charles Rangel (D-NY)
51. Sen. Olympia Snowe (R-ME) 53. Rep. Danny Davis (D-IL) 149. Rep. Laura Richardson (D-CA)
52. Sen. Arlen Specter (D-PA) 54. Rep. Susan Davis (D-CA) 150. Rep. Peter Roskam (R-IL)
53. Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) 55. Rep. William Delahunt (D-MA) 151. Rep. Steven Rothman (D-NJ)
54. Sen. Mark Udall (D-CO) 56. Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) 152. Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA)
55. Sen. Tom Udall (D-NM) 57. Rep. Lincoln Diaz-Balart (R-FL) 153. Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD)
56. Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) 58. Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) 154. Rep. Bobby Rush (D-IL)
57. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) 59. Rep. Eliot Engel (D-NY) 155. Rep. Tim Ryan (D-OH)
58. Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) 60. Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-CA) 156. Rep. John Salazar (D-CO)
61. Rep. Eni Faleomavaega (D-AS) 157. Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-CA)
62. Rep. Sam Farr (D-CA) 158. Rep. John Sarbanes (D-MD)
63. Rep. Chaka Fattah (D-PA) 159. Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL)
64. Rep. Bob Filner (D-CA) 160. Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA)
65. Rep. Bill Foster (D-IL) 161. Rep. David Scott (D-GA)
66. Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA) 162. Rep. Joe Sestak (D-PA)
67. Rep. Marcia Fudge (D-OH) 163. Rep. Carol Shea-Porter (D-NH)
68. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) 164. Rep. Brad Sherman (D-CA)
69. Rep. Charles Gonzalez (D-TX) 165. Rep. Heath Shuler (D-NC)
70. Rep. Al Green (D-TX) 166. Rep. Albio Sires (D-NJ)
71. Rep. Gene Green (D-TX) 167. Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA)
72. Rep. John Hall (D-NY) 168. Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX)
73. Rep. Debbie Halvorson (D-IL) 169. Rep. Zach Space (D-OH)
74. Rep. Phil Hare (D-IL) 170. Rep. Betty Sutton (D-OH)
75. Rep. Jane Harman (D-CA) 171. Rep. John Tanner (D-TN)
76. Rep. Alcee Hastings (D-FL) 172. Rep. Patrick Tiberi (R-OH)
77. Rep. Martin Heinrich (D-NM) 173. Rep. John Tierney (D-MA)
78. Rep. Brian Higgins (D-NY) 174. Rep. Dina Titus (D-NV)
79. Rep. Jim Himes (D-CT) 175. Rep. Edolphus Towns (D-NY)
80. Rep. Maurice Hinchey (D-NY) 176. Rep. Niki Tsongas (D-MA)
81. Rep. Rubén Hinojosa (D-TX) 177. Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD)
82. Rep. Mazie Hirono (D-HI) 178. Rep. Nydia Velázquez (D-NY)
83. Rep. Paul Hodes (D-NH) 179. Rep. Tim Walz (D-MN)
84. Rep. Rush Holt (D-NJ) 180. Rep. Robert Wexler (D-FL)
85. Rep. Michael Honda (D-CA) 181. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL)
86. Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-MD) 182. Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA)
87. Rep. Jay Inslee (D-WA) 183. Rep. Diane Watson (D-CA)
88. Rep. Steve Israel (D-NY) 184. Rep. Henry Waxman (D-CA)
89. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) 185. Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT)
90. Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. (D-IL) 186. Rep. Frank Wolf (R-VA)
91. Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) 187. Rep. Lynn Woolsey (D-CA)
92. Rep. Henry Johnson (D-GA) 188. Rep. David Wu (D-OR)
93. Rep. Timothy Johnson (R-IL) 189. Rep. John Yarmuth (D-KY)
94. Rep. Steve Kagen (D-WI)
95. Rep. Patrick Kennedy (D-RI)

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